The InFocus: Recognizing Overdose & What to Do About It pamphlet covers how to recognize a heroin or opioid overdose and what to do if you see someone experiencing one.
The pamphlet discusses how different drugs can cause different overdose symptoms and that knowing which drug caused the overdose is important. It lists the overdose effects of commonly abused drugs and how to recognize the difference. The pamphlet also explains when to use naloxone in the event of an opioid overdose.
This drug prevention brochure also discusses which groups are most at risk for accidental overdose and intentional overdose. What to do if you expect an overdose and the steps you can take to help safe a life.
A drug overdose is always an emergency situation. How you respond and how quickly you react could mean the difference between life and death.
If you like this pamphlet, you may also like our Prescription Drug Abuse Information Wheel.